State Technology Innovator Award Nomination Information

The NASCIO State Technology Innovator Award honors outstanding individuals who have made contributions to advance state technology policy through the promotion of best practices, adoption of new technologies and advancements in service delivery.

Recipients of the 2019 award will be recognized during an awards ceremony at the NASCIO Annual Conference this October in Nashville.

Nominations must be received by Friday, July 12.

Through this award, NASCIO strives to acknowledge state leaders, managers and employees who promote innovation, excellence and good government. Nominees must be an employee representing state government.

The state CIO, elected or appointed officials, and those working for the state under contract with private sector firms are not eligible for this award.

Nominations will be accepted from NASCIO members and non-members.  NASCIO staff may also nominate outstanding individuals they encounter in the course of their work.

Submissions will be reviewed with an eye toward the nominee’s:
  • Personal leadership and advocacy to advance the state’s technology policy agenda; and
  • Adoption of emerging technology, demonstration of best practices and/or innovation in service delivery.
The State Technology Innovator Award subcommittee will review all nominations and present a final slate of candidates to the Executive Committee for consideration. Up to three individuals may be recognized each year and the final selection is made by the NASCIO Executive Committee

Nomination Form

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